Where to get help and additional information
with Questions about Agent Orange Key Contacts:
Toll-free Special Issues Helpline at
nearest VA medical center, which you can locate at www.va.gov/directory/guide/home.asp
general questions about Agent Orange,
VA's toll-free Special Issues Helpline at
also can find information on our web page at
you are concerned about possible long-term consequences of your exposure
and served in Vietnam, Korea along the DMZ in April 1968 through July
1969, or were exposed to Agent Orange or other herbicides elsewhere
transporting, or spraying of herbicides for military purposes, contact
the nearest VA medical center to request an
You can find the VA medical center nearest you at
you are a Vietnam veteran and need medical treatment for conditions that
may be related to herbicides used in Vietnam:
Contact the nearest VA medical center for eligibility information
and possible medical treatment, or call VA's toll-free Special Issues
Helpline at 1-800-749-8387.
can find the VA Medical Center nearest you at:
you encounter difficulties at a VA medical center:
the medical center telephone operator for the patient advocate or
veterans with children with spina bifida:
VA's national toll-free hotline at 1-888-820-1756, or the nearest
VA regional office by calling toll-free 1-800-827-1000.
Additional information about spina bifida- is available from the Spina
Bifida Association of America at 4590 MacArthur Blvd, NW, Suite 250,
Washington, DC 20007, or toll-free at 1-800-621-3141, or by email at email@example.com
web site is www.sbaa.org
disability information: Contact a VA veterans' services representative
at the nearest VA regional office or health care facility to talk with a
counselor and apply for disability compensation. VA disability
counselors have information about the wide range of benefit programs
that VA administers.
national toll-free number is 1-800-827-1000. To start a
disability claim online, go to www.va.gov
You also can get
information about disability compensation from VA's toll-free Special
Issues Helpline at 1-800-749-8387.
of Veterans Service Organizations
been of great help to many military veterans,
Vietnam veterans who are seeking benefits they
through their service to the Nation. (VA does not
or recommend any specific group over another.)
and County Veteran Service Officers are also
resources for Vietnam and other veterans.
For additional benefits information, see VA's Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents booklet. This booklet is updated annually to reflect changes in law and policies and is available at
It also may be purchased from the U.S. Government Printing Office either at their website
by mail: U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of
Documents, Washington, DC 20402.
World Wide Web pages are updated throughout the year to present the most
current information. The VA home page www.va.gov
contains links to
selections on compensation and pension benefits, health care benefits
and services, burial and memorial benefits, etc.